Re: Mariposa in Green (Margie)
- Subject: Re: [iris-photos] Mariposa in Green (Margie)
- From: "Margie Valenzuela" IrisLady@comcast.net
- Date: Sat, 15 Nov 2003 20:35:28 -0700
Thank you Sandra for the details. :-)
No, I don't mind.
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Saturday, November 15, 2003 4:07
Subject: Re: [iris-photos] Mariposa in
Well it was a long process to get it right...and I noticed
a couple of
mistakes after I
First I used the lasso
selection tool with the smart edge option. Selected
main iris, once this was done right click and completed the selection.
selection and pasted as a new layer. X'd off this
layer in the layer
palette then went
back to the main image.
Deleted the selection on this layer...then used the
up any remaining purple edges. Then went back to the flower only
colorized it and then using the mover tool...moved it back
into place in the
Then I merged all layers once I was happy
with it. Once this was done I
process with the
partial flower pieces at the bottom of the photo.
This probably took me
about 45 minutes too. This method can be done in PSP
7 as well
PSP 8, although I do think the lasso tool works better in version
P.S. hope you didn't mind us playing with your
photo like this.
>From: "Margie Valenzuela"
>Subject: Re: [iris-photos] Mariposa
>Date: Fri, 14 Nov 2003 19:39:56 -0700
work Mike. :-) I never tried using the eyedropper to paint
>Sandra - - Did you cut and paste, or did you
use another technique?
>The way I got the color green which was
there - - was first I used the
>antimater, then inverted/used negative
image on the photo; then I
>manipulated the color balance and
brightness/contrast until I got the color
>green that I wanted in the
standards and edges.
Original Message -----
> From: Sandra
> To: email@example.com
Sent: Friday, November 14, 2003 8:54 PM
[iris-photos] Mariposa in Green
> Here's my
try.....for those who use the foliage as an
> indicator of
the irises true color... I obviously have
> too much time on
my hands. LOL.
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